Giving Feature Stories

Giving Feature Stories


Building a Legacy

Betty Gustafson Scholarship supports generations of student-athletes. 

August 25, 2022
Every Gift Matters

Ivana Marshall, ’17, shares her time and resources to advance the Spider community.   

May 23, 2022
From Nepal to Richmond
A generous gift made a Richmond education a reality for Keshav Jha, ’22.
February 23, 2022
A Spider for Life
Jaide Hinds-Clarke, ’20, supports Spider Athletics as staff member, donor, and industry volunteer.
November 22, 2021
Making A Difference

Brent Clark, '97, who benefited from scholarship support during his time at UR, created the Fleming Scholarship to help deserving Spiders like Isaac Lee, '24.

September 10, 2021
Q&A with Anna Cheng, '21

After graduating from Richmond in May, Anna Cheng joined the UR Advancement Office as our inaugural  Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) intern in Donor Relations.

May 10, 2021
A Treasured Legacy
For Terry Heilman Sylvester and her daughters Natalie, Whitney, Hilary, and Carly (pictured L to R), continuing the legacy of Dr. E. Bruce Heilman means making it a priority to pay their blessings forward.
March 25, 2021
Paying It Forward
When Kimberly Ford Moon transferred to the University of Richmond, she had never really traveled outside of her home state of New York. “I was like a fish out of water,” she recalls.
February 19, 2021
Rediscovering Richmond

Katherine Timberlake's exploratory walk around the Gambles Mill Eco-Corridor led to a rekindled relationship with the University, a new scholarship, and a philanthropic commitment that will support generations of students.

November 10, 2020
A Family Tradition
Five Spiders. Five Stories. One Richmond.
July 15, 2019
Inaugural Jepson Scholar
Inaugural Jepson Scholar Sabrina Escobar Miranda, ’19, will pursue a master’s degree at the University of Oxford.
November 13, 2017
Annie Barrett, '18
After struggling with an outdated paper guide to Copenhagen, Annie Barrett, '18, developed a better way for students to get the most out of their study abroad experience.
October 27, 2017
Sam Schwartzkopf, '19
Sam Schwartzkopf, '19, signed up for her first political campaign in 2012. Now she's getting an inside look at life after the election as an intern with the Richmond mayor's office.